TotalFinder for Mac

TotalFinder for Mac

Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 19 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    0.8.1
  • Total Downloads:
    12,232
  • Date Added:
    March 26, 2010
  • File Size:
    7.55MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    70
  • Operating Systems:
    Mac OS X 10.5 Intel/10.6 Intel

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4 stars

"Works ONLY for Lion and Mountain Lion"

June 09, 2013  |  By RogerKatz

 |  Version: TotalFinder 1.4.10

Pros

Convenient application.

Cons

CNET incorrectly says version 1.4.10 works for Snow Leopard. The Developer's website says otherwise.

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5 stars

"Essential addition"

September 27, 2012  |  By mattelfesso

 |  Version: TotalFinder 1.4.2

Pros

Tabbed Finder reduces clutter
Very intuitive
Dragging files across tabbed works as expected
Extra optional tweaks (e.g. show hidden files)

Cons

Nothing significant

Summary

I've been using TotalFinder for two years now and it has become an essential part of OS X for me. The developer has been good about keeping the app up to date with each new incarnation of the Mac OS and it has worked well for me from Snow Leopard through Mountain Lion. One of the first things I do when upgrading my OS is to make sure that I reinstall TotalFinder. I have had it crash on rare occasions, such as with file transfers across wonky networks. It then it kicks you back out to the regular Finder (ick). Not a big deal. I dragged its icon to the top of my Finder Windows, as a shortcut on those rare occaisions, and it relaunches instantly.

This really ought to be built in to the OS. Until then, there is TotaFinder.

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2 stars

"Not worth it for the crashing and level of support"

February 19, 2012  |  By Ballyanthony

 |  Version: TotalFinder 1.3.2

Pros

Neat Idea
Works reasonably well... when it works

Cons

Crashes every now and then
Item Arrangement View View falls down fairly regularly
ZERO response from Support

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5 stars

"Where have you been all my life?"

November 05, 2011  |  By honeebee914

 |  Version: TotalFinder 1.3.1

Pros

This app is phenomenal. I use it at home and at work. The feature that most impresses me is a feature that revolutionised web browsers 5 years ago: tabbed browsing. The tabbed finder windows are probably my favourite feature. They behave just like browser tabs, so utilising them is very easily intuited. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Cons

Very rarely on the spectrum of sometimes, the app can get buggy, and requires a Finder relaunch. Consistent updates seem to address these issues right away.

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5 stars

"Fine example of KISS - keep it simple, stupid!!"

June 06, 2011  |  By supayne

 |  Version: TotalFinder 1.1.13

Pros

Easy to learn & logical for non-techies! No gliches or crashes, which for a "finder" app, is unusual! Tabs are a great time-saver!!

Cons

None perceived!!

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4 stars

"Just what I was looking for"

March 22, 2011  |  By mattelfesso

 |  Version: TotalFinder 1.1.9

Pros

Lots of options for tweaking your Finder. The tabbed Finder windows alone is enough to make this a great addition.

Cons

I've had the app crash on rare occasions in complicated network settings. Its a little less snappy than the native Finder. but this is imperceptible on fast systems.

Summary

I've been waiting for Apple to create tabbed Finder windows ever since the concept was introduced in web browsers. This application fulfills this need nicely. It also has very predictable behavior, e.g. you can drag the tabs to reorder them, and you can drag tabs from one window to another.

With dozens of additional little tweaks and features this application was named appropriately. This application is still being actively developed which is nice because updates and bug fixes come out fairly regularly. It looks like the upcoming Lion release will be a challenge with lots of bugs to iron out, but the developer is actively working on these according to his website.

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4 stars

"Used app for several days, has already sped up searchs"

January 07, 2011  |  By smithlw

 |  Version: TotalFinder 1.1.3

Pros

Multiple windows useful, has already sped up my searches and navigations significantly. Simple and easy so far to use, have not got to grips with advanced features yet but this should make the application even more powerful

Cons

Not been using it for long enough, just takes some getting use to initially after more use it should come more natural

Summary

Excellent advanced search function and has all I need, better than the Mac finder, but that has been emasulated over the years by lazy and visionless sofwear writers at Apple

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5 stars

"Very cool!"

January 05, 2011  |  By mattelfesso

 |  Version: TotalFinder 1.1.3

Pros

Display multiple Finder windows as tabs in a single window.
The behavior of tabs is just like you'd expect.
Drag a file's icon over a tab to activate it, and drop it in the new location.
A dozen ways to tweak the behavior of Finder windows further.

Cons

Switching tabs is not instantaneous. It takes about a 1/10th of a sec. on my MacPro.

Summary

A very nice way to clean up Finder window clutter. Apple should learn from these guys.

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1 stars

"Fabulous idea; poor implementation"

December 21, 2010  |  By ezramiller

 |  Version: TotalFinder 1.1.3

Pros

II love it! Great features. Time saver. Totally cool but it made my Mac sick

Cons

Twice the system crashed -- you know, when the screen grays out and a message comes up to restart. I am sure you will appreciate that that is pretty rare for a Mac. Also the system ran extremely sluggishly with TotalFinder installed.

Summary

After I uninstalled it, system performance returned and I have had no further crashes. Have you had any experiences or reports like this? Any sugggestions as to what to so? It is a shame because it has such great features. I hope the developer fixes it.

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5 stars

"Love it, Love it, Love it"

December 21, 2010  |  By techlavie

 |  Version: TotalFinder 1.1.3

Pros

Same finder interface.
Easy to use.
Easy to understand.
The keyboard shortcuts to reveal the finder tabs is great, no more clicking the finder icons on the dock.

Cons

It crashed only twice in the last month, but restored quickly and nicely.
( I know the developer is fixing and improving it all the time ).

Summary

It make life easier !

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 0.8.1
  • Fixed desktop quirks because desktop window was originally treated the same way as classic windows by TotalFinder overrides. For example this fixed desktop problems after switching resolution or changing number of displays. (issue and issue)
  • Fixed crash when saved windows state referenced no longer existing paths.
  • Fixed crash when closing browser and some tabs might have pending animation requests.
  • Fixed crash when browser window was destroyed before controller got deallocated.
  • Clicking might have offset or window might jump because of incorrect coordinates transformation (commit) .
General
Publisher BinaryAge Software
Publisher web site http://www.binaryage.com
Release Date March 26, 2010
Date Added March 26, 2010
Version 0.8.1
Category
Category Desktop Enhancements
Subcategory Tweaks Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel, Mac OS X 10.6 Intel
Additional Requirements
  • This app requires Mac OS X 10.6, and does not run on Mac OS X 10.5. Please ignore the "Operating System Requirements" field for this listing.
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    File Size 7.55MB
    File Name TotalFinder-1.6.17.dmg
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 12,232
    Downloads Last Week 70
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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